As pioneers in a frontier penal colony, they forged a new country and new lives, brick by brick. This wine celebrates the rules they broke and the culture they built. The Banished is a blend that is brooding with richness. Like the wine rations served on convict ships, every sip deserves to be savored.Nineteen crimes turned criminals into colonists. Upon conviction British rogues guilty of a least one of the 19 crimes were sentenced to live in Australia, rather than death. This punishment by ?transportation? began in 1783 and many of the lawless died at sea. For the rough-hewn prisoners who made it to shore, a new world awaited
86 points California • 2016 • 750ml This wine is smooth and mellow, easygoing in texture and nicely ripe in flavor. It has a rather soft mouthfeel and light tannins. 86 Points Wine Enthusiast
From its enticing bouquet to its layers of lush, pure fruit, this wine captures the vibrant charm of great cool-climate Sonoma County Pinot Noir. On the nose, aromas of cherry, strawberry and cassis rise from the glass, along with hints of violet and cola. The palate is soft and silky, with supple tannins accentuating the ripe berry flavors and helping to carry the wine to bright, focused finish.
This wine invites you right in with bright aromas of cherries, raspberries and subtle hints of sweet spice. Pinot Noir is known for being seductive; this wine proves it to be true - beautiful aromas lead to a juicy palate with flavors of berries, ripe plum and floral notes of roses. A flavorful palate is highlighted by warm vanilla notes and a touch of clove all wrapped in smooth, velvety tannins.
The darker side of noir, Pinot Noir that is. We invite you to get racy with our raspberries, scandalous with our dark chocolate, and carried away with our vanilla and kisses of mocha. Do you want a passionate encounter you?ll want to experience again and again? Take pleasure in Luscious Pinot. Winery
The Sterling Vintner’s Collection Pinot Noir offers notes of black cherry, raspberry, vanilla and tobacco spice on the nose. The concentrated palate is rich with good depth and complex flavors of dark berries, black tea, cocoa dust and warm vanilla. The tannins are silky and well-integrated and lead to a flavorful finish. The diverse nature of Pinot Noir makes it a perfect accompaniment to many foods including grilled meats, cheeses and even salmon.